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Members in the News: Saleh Adi, MD

Endocrine Society member Saleh Adi, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist and diabetes specialist, is spearheading the new pediatric diabetes support services by Marin General Hospital at the Braden Diabetes Center in partnership with the Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes at UCSF. Before Marin General Hospital’s Braden Diabetes Center collaborated with UCSF Health to offer pediatric diabetes services...
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Q&A with Jonathan Cedernaes, PhD, Uppsala University

Bild Jonathan Just one night of wakefulness can lead to alterations in epigenetic and transcriptional profile of core circadian clock genes in key metabolic tissues, which could explain why shift workers are at an increased risk of metabolic morbidities, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers led by Jonathan...
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Endocrine Society in the News: Le Monde, NYT, NBC, and more…

Le Monde – Endocrine Disrupters: Outcry Against Brussels Society member Andreas Kortenkamp, PhD, shared his reaction to the European Commission’s proposed regulation of endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the French newspaper’s front page story. The newspaper also quoted the Society’s statement expressing concern that the narrow definition would result in too few chemicals being regulated. New York...
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Six Chemicals Newly Listed as Reproductive Toxicants in California

California today named six more chemicals — atrazine, propazine, simazine, des-ethyl atrazine (DEA), des-isopropyl atrazine (DIA) and 2,4-diamino-6-chloro-s-triazine (DACT) — as reproductive toxicants, under the state’s Proposition 65. The chemicals were supposed to be added to the list in August 2015, but Syngenta Crop Protection sued the state to challenge the chemicals’ listing. Syngenta lost the...
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Bariatric Surgery May Benefit Obese Patients with T1D

Bariatric surgery may benefit obese patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D), by leading not only to significant weight loss, but improvements in insulin requirements and glycemic status, according to a study recently published in Diabetes Care. Researchers led by John P. Kirwan, PhD, and Ali Aminian, MD, both of the Cleveland Clinic, point out that...
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Is There a Link Between Obesity and Dehydration?

According to a report in TIME, researchers don’t think the high obesity rates in the U.S. and people not drinking enough water is purely coincidental. A study from the Annals of Family Medicine purports to link these two phenomena. Using data from about 9,500 adults enrolled in the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey (NHANES),...
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Ask the Experts: Pediatric Endocrinology Edition

As the “Year of Endocrinology” continues, part of the celebration involves reaching out to experts and getting their thoughts about the most significant developments in their respective fields. To commemorate July as “Pediatric Endocrinology Month,” we asked your colleagues what they thought were the most important developments in pediatric endocrinology research or clinical care. We...
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National Conference on Women’s Health Research Taking Place in September

In partnership with the Society for Women’s Health Research, the Center for Women’s Health Research (CWHR) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is hosting a National Conference on Women’s Health Research entitled “Sex Differences Across the Lifespan: A Focus on Metabolism” from September 28 to 30. This conference will convene some of the...